TRANS-HIMALAYA: Discoveries and Adventures in Tibet..
New York 1910, Macmillan. Red pictorial cloth, two vol. set, 436+441p., 17 color, 360 b.w. photos & illus., 7 maps,3 fold out maps, index, good copy, top gilt, spine head & tail and corners bit rubbed, contents clean. Q U I T E S C A R C E
A SUPERB PRIMARY RESOURCE AND EARLY EXPLORATION OF TIBET The documentary expedition of discovery to places yet mapped or explored by a westerner. The expedition consisted of some 37 Asian porters and followed ancient camel routes to the high country. This work begins with a departure from Sringar and progresses to Leh, then on to Tibet, over Karakorum and on into unknown country. He traveled through the forbidden lands, over the Trans-Himalaya, to the great banks of Brahmaputra, down the rushing Tsangpo by boat, visit with Tashi Lama, time with the Tibetans, Shigatse...Raga-Tsangpo, Linga Gompa, Nepal, voyage over stormy Holy lake, Tso-Mavang, the discovery of Indus source, on the Roof of the World, 30 days of storm, Bongba. * A fascinating primary source, adventure, exciting experiences, capture by bandits, 40 degrees below, deep snows, rushing rivers, and dry deserts. * Dr. Hedin's works are lucid and his amazing stamina, courage and high regard for scientific research has left us with a fantastic record. * The work is complete in 3 volumes; volume 1, 2 issued 1909, volume 3 in 1913. It was published in both New York and London at the same time. Finding the complete three volume set has become difficult. Often sets are composed of different place, the contents regardless remains identical. * REFERENCES: Marshall 2098 Yakushi HO3c * Color scans can be sent by email. Images displayed may not be the actual copy in stock for sale at any given time; if you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock, please request this by email and an image will be returned to you by attachment. * * * * BUY WITH * * * * SHIPPING: WE SHIP WORLD WIDE * * * * * The shipping costs displayed for our books on ZVAB are ONLY AN ESTIMATE !!! * ACTUAL costs are based book weight, destination and value. * We will inform you of shipping costs and options once you select the book. **FOREIGN: We usually ship by registered/insured airmail to customers abroad. **DOMESTIC: We ship to USA customers by UPS/FEDEX or U.S. MAIL, appropriate insurance/registry and signature required will appply. ***** Please inquire if you have any questions regarding shipping or payments .
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